Dhakuria (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Dhakuria
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Dhakuria is located in Kolkata
Dhakuria
Dhakuria
Location in Kolkata
Coordinates: 22°30′32″N 88°22′15″E / 22.50889°N 88.37083°E / 22.50889; 88.37083Coordinates: 22°30′32″N 88°22′15″E / 22.50889°N 88.37083°E / 22.50889; 88.37083
Country  India
State West Bengal
District South 24 Parganas
Year established 1967
Year abolished 2011
Lok Sabha constituency Calcutta South

Dhakuria (Vidhan Sabha constituency) was an assembly constituency in South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As a consequence of the orders of the Delimitation Commission, Dhakuria (Vidhan Sabha constituency) ceases to exist from 2011.[1]

It was part of Calcutta South (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1967 Dhakuria Somnath Lahiri Communist Party of India[3]
1969 Somnath Lahiri Communist Party of India[4]
1971 Somnath Lahiri Communist Party of India[5]
1972 Somnath Lahiri Communist Party of India[6]
1977 Jatin Chakraborty Revolutionary Socialist Party[7]
1982 Jatin Chakraborty Revolutionary Socialist Party[8]
1987 Jatin Chakraborty Revolutionary Socialist Party[9]
1991 Kshiti Goswami Revolutionary Socialist Party[10]
1996 Kshiti Goswami Revolutionary Socialist Party[11]
2001 Sougata Roy All India Trinamool Congress[12]
2006 Kshiti Goswami Revolutionary Socialist Party[13]

Election results[edit]

1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 state assembly elections,[13]Kshiti Goswami of RSP won the 151 Dhakuria assembly seat defeating his nearest rival Sougata Roy of Trinamool Congress. Sougata Roy of Trinamool Congress defeated Kshiti Goswami of RSP in 2001.[12]Kshiti Goswami of RSP defeated Sukhendu Sekhar Roy of Congress in 1996[11]and Jatin Chakraborty, Independent, in 1991.[10]Jatin Chakraborty of RSP defeated Shankar Kanti Bhowmick of Congress in 1987,[9]Tushar Kanti Dasgupta of Congress in 1982[8]and Arabinda Prasad Dasgupta of Congress in 1977.[7][14]

1967-1972[edit]

Somnath Lahiri of CPI won the Dhakuria seat in 1972,[6] 1971,[5]1969[4] and 1967.[3]Prior to the seat did not exist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006". West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Elections, 2004 to the 14th Lok Sabha". Volume III Details For Assembly Segments Of Parliamentary Constituencies. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal". Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  14. ^ "151 - Dhakuria Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 

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